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Education Resources Center: How to cite

APA Citation Style

Online information about the APA citation style

Great APA websites

APA style


How to Cite Sources

The Education Department uses APA style citations. Some examples:

Article from a print source

Draper, R. J., & Hall, K. M. (2006, Summer). The Possibility of Democratic Educational Research

to Nuture Democratic Educators. Action in Teacher Education, 82(2), 66-72.

Article from one of the Library databases

Sidener, T. M. (2006, November/December). An evaluation of strategies to

maintain mands at practical levels. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 27(6), 632-644.

Web Site 

Lilly, J., Peacock, A., Shoveller, S., & Struthers, D. (Sept. 2014). Beyond levels: 

Alternative assessment approaches developed by teaching schools. Research Report.

Retrieved from


Selection from a Book

Kuhn, D. (2005). What are Inquiry Skills? In Education for Thinking (pp. 40-42). 

Cambridge, MA: Havard University Press.

The following websites provide a simple way to create a citation. Fill
in the information about the item, then copy and paste the citation
into your bibliography or footnote.

Easy Bib

Citation Machine
APA, MLA, Chicago, Turabian

NoodleBib Express

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